OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1960 - 1969

1962 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

                YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1962 (Singles)

Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnt wk hp
1 Stranger on the shore Acker Bilk 2853 50 2
2 I remember you Frank Ifield 1670 26 1
3 Let's twist again Chubby Checker 1590 30 2
4 Can't help falling in love Elvis Presley 1314 20 1
5 The young ones Cliff Richard 1296 21 1
6 Wonderful land Shadows 1257 19 1
7 Telstar Tornados 1192 18 1
8 A picture of you Joe Brown 1178 19 2
9 Come outside Mike Sarne 1127 19 1
10 Speedy Gonzales Pat Boone 1114 19 2
11 Good luck charm Elvis Presley 1107 17 1
12 I can't stop loving you Ray Charles 1083 17 1
13 Locomotion Little Eve 1040 17 2
14 Do you want to dance Cliff Richard 1036 17 2
15 Things Bobby Darin 1032 17 2
16 Wimoweh Karl Denver 1006 17 4
17 Walk on by Leroy van Dyke 979 17 5
18 What now my love Shirley Bassey 961 17 5
19 Roses are red Ronnie Carroll 958 16 3
20 Tell me what she said Helen Shapiro 946 15 2
21 Nut rocker B Bumble 938 15 1
22 Never goodbye Karl Denver 936 18 9
23 Happy birthday sweet sixteen Neil Sedaka 936 16 3
24 Last night was made for love Billy Fury 936 16 4
25 Ginny come lately Brian Hyland 927 15 5
26 Softly as I leave you Matt Monro 923 18 10
27 Breaking up is hard to do Neil Sedaka 921 16 7
28 Hey little girl Del Shannon 898 15 2
29 Guitar tango Shadows 889 15 4
30 Adios amigo Jim Reeves 880 21 23
31 She's not you Elvis Presley 879 14 1
32 Cryin' in the rain Everly Brothers 870 15 6
33 Dream baby Roy Orbison 864 14 2
34 Sheila Tommy Roe 864 14 3
35 Sealed with a kiss Brian Hyland 858 15 3
36 As you like it Adam Faith 856 15 5
37 Let's dance Chris Montez 855 13 2
38 Forget me not Eden Kane 850 14 3
39 Devil woman Marty Robbins 824 14 5
40 Ramblin' rose Nat King Cole 809 14 5
41 Twistin' the night away Sam Cooke 808 14 6
42 Venus in blue jeans Mark Wynter 796 13 4
43 Swiss maid Del Shannon 792 12 2
44 Theme from Z Cars Johnny Keating 785 14 8
45 Run to him Bobby Vee 783 13 6
46 Little bitty tear Burl Ives 775 15 9
47 It might as well rain until september Carole King 774 13 3
48 Sherry Four Seasons 771 13 8
49 I'll never find another you Billy Fury 771 12 5
50 Green leaves of summer Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen 767 14 7
51 Hey baby Bruce Channel 767 12 2
52 English country garden Jimmy Rodgers 764 13 5
53 Don't ever change Crickets 763 13 5
54 March of the Siamese children Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen 748 13 4
55 Bobby's girl Susan Maughan 745 12 3
56 Dr Kildare Theme Johnny Spence 741 15 5
57 It'll be me Cliff Richard 741 12 2
58 Hole in the ground Bernard Cribbins 739 13 9
59 Midnight in Moscow Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen 735 13 2
60 Let there be love Nat King Cole & George Shearing 731 14 11
61 Oncce upon a dream Billy Fury 731 13 7
62 When my little girl is smiling Jimmy Justice 726 13 9
63 Lovesick blues Frank Ifield 724 10 1
64 Wonderful world of the young Danny Williams 718 13 8
65 Here comes that feeling Brenda Lee 714 12 5
66 You don't know me Ray Charles 713 13 9
67 I don't know why Eden Kane 712 13 7
68 Speak to me pretty Brenda Lee 710 12 3
69 Love letters Ketty Lester 706 12 4
70 Let there be drums Sandy Nelson 702 13 3
71 Sharing you Bobby Vee 696 13 10
72 Jeannie Danny Williams 690 14 14
73 Pianissimo Ken Dodd 689 15 21
74 When my little girl is smiling Craig Douglas 676 13 9
75 Multiplication Bobby Darin 668 11 5
76 I'm just a baby Louise Cordet 661 13 13
77 Lover please Maureen & Vernon Girls 650 16 16
78 The party's over Lonnie Donegan 640 12 9
79 Don't that beat all Adam Faith 639 11 8
80 Little bitty tear Miki & Griff 636 13 16
81 A forever kind of love Bobby Vee 630 14 17
82 The wanderer Dion 629 12 10
83 Young world Rick Nelson 626 13 19
84 Little miss lonely Helen Shapiro 621 11 8
85 Ya ya twist Petula Clark 620 13 14
86 Ain't that funny Jimmy Justice 612 11 8
87 Dancin' party Chubby Checker 607 13 19
88 Sun arise Rolf Harris 603 10 3
89 You're the only good thing Jim Reeves 597 13 18
90 Main theme from The man with the golden arm Jet Harris 584 11 12
91 Unsquare dance Dave Brubeck 579 12 14
92 No one can make my sunshine smile Everly Brothers 562 10 11
93 Lonely Acker Bilk 561 11 14
94 Lonely city John Leyton 551 11 14
95 Al di la Emilio Pericoli 550 14 30
96 Love me do Beatles 550 12 19
97 Reminiscing Buddy Holly 546 11 17
98 Moon river Danny Williams 546 10 1
99 The twist Chubby Checker 541 10 14
100 The lion sleeps tonight Tokens 540 10 11
101 Far away Shirley Bassey 539 13 24
102 The comancheros Lonnie Donegan 537 10 14
103 Spanish Harlem Jimmy Justice 553 11 20
104 Ballad of Paladin Duane Eddy 553 10 10
105 It started all over again Brenda Lee 531 11 15
106 Oh lonesome me Craig Douglas 528 11 15
107 Our favourite melodies Craig Douglas 527 10 9
108 Love me warm and tender Paul Anka 524 11 19
109 Right said Fred Bernard Cribbins 521 10 10
110 How can I meet her Everly Brothers 519 10 12
111 Johnny will Pat Boone 516 9 4
112 Everybody's twistin'  Frank Sinatra 515 12 22
113 Pick a bale of cotton Lonnie Donegan 515 10 11
114 Dance with the guitar man Duane Eddy 510 8 4
115 The language of love John Loudermilk 500 10 13
116 Will I what Mike Sarne 500 10 18
117 Jezebel Marty Wilde 496 11 19
118 A little love a little kiss Karl Denver 485 10 19
119 Yes my darling daughter Eydie Gorme 484 9 10
120 Love me tender Richard Chamberlain 476 9 15
121 James Bond theme John Barry & Orchestra 475 9 13
122 Vacation Connie Francis 474 9 10
123 Theme from dr Kildare Richard Chamberlain 468 10 12
124 Lonesome Adam Faith 468 9 12
125 Must be Madison Joe Loss & Orchestra 467 9 20
126 Because of love Billy Fury 463 10 18
127 King of clowns Neil Sedaka 462 11 23
128 The Maigret theme Joe Loss 461 10 20
129 Son this is she John Leyton 460 9 15
130 Some people Carole Deene 459 10 25
131 Send me the pillow Johnny Tillotson 437 10 21
132 Fanlight Fanny Clinton Ford 416 10 22
133 Desafinado Stan Getz & Charlie Bird 414 8 11
134 So do I Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen 414 8 14
135 Palisades Park Freddy Cannon 404 9 20
136 Orange blossoms Spotnicks 403 10 29
137 It only took a minute Joe Brown 395 7 13
138 Gotta see baby tonight Acker Bilk 394 9 24
139 It keeps right on a hurtin'  Johnny Tillotson 391 10 31
140 So long baby Del Shannon 388 7 10
141 The main attraction Pat Boone 386 7 12
142 I'll see you in my dreams Pat Boone 384 9 27
143 Funny way of laughing Burl Ives 383 10 29
144 Stranger on the shore Andy Williams 378 10 30
145 Cindy's birthday Shane Fenton 374 8 19
146 Tonight Shirley Bassey 366 8 21
147 Roses are red Bobby Vinton 365 8 15
148 Soldier boy Shirelles 360 9 23
149 Please don't ask about Barbara Bobby Vee 350 9 29
150 I understand G-Clefs 350 7 17
         
Bubbling under        
151 Return to sender Elvis Presley 349 5 1
155 Limbo rock Chubby Checker 333 9 32
156 Slow twistin'  Chubby Checker 333 8 23
158 Let's talk about love Helen Shapiro 328 7 23
159 Lesson one Russ Conway 318 7 21
170 Peppermint twist Joey Dee 297 8 33
172 My friend the sea Petula Clark 282 6 15
177 Take care good of my baby Bobby Vee 269 6 12
181 Walking back to happiness Helen Shapiro 250 5 13
182 Goodbye cruel world James Darren 247 6 28
183 Lessons in love Allisons 247 6 30
196 He's a rebel Crystals 213 6 26
200 Take five Dave Brubeck 198 5 26
202 His latest flame Elvis Presley 198 4 15
205 Dance on Shadows 205 3 3
218 When the girl in your arms Cliff Richard 157 4 32
230 Big bad John Jimmy Dean 141 3 14
235 Susie darlin'  Tommy Roe 137 4 37
236 The crowd Roy Orbison 137 4 40
245 Island of dreams Springfields 126 3 24
248 A steel guitar and a glass of wine Paul Anka 124 4 41
249 Go away little girl Mark Wynter 123 3 28
289 The savage Shadows 56 1 20
293 Jambalaya Fats Domino 35 1 41
302 Hit the road Jack Ray Charles 28 1 48

 

 

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